Where You Should Explore When You Visit The Cabins In Helen GA

Are you ready for a little adventure and excitement? When you decide to stay in one of our luxurious cabins in Helen, GA, you will have the opportunity to play and explore while bonding with your nearest and dearest. From cascading waterfalls, to quaint villages, to majestic mountains and everything in between, you are sure to find something for everyone to explore and enjoy near the cabins in Helen, GA. To help you get started on planning your next adventure, here are four fabulous places to explore when you visit the cabins in northern Georgia.

1. The City of Helen

From the moment you lay eyes on the Bavarian village of Alpine Helen, you will fall in love. You and your group will enjoy exploring the winding cobblestone alleys and the old world style architecture as you wander in and out of the many shops and eateries in downtown Helen. There are plenty of places for sweets and treats as well as opportunities to have an adventure on a horse-drawn carriage ride from the Alpine Carriage Company or even going on your own self guided bike tour through town.

Perhaps you would enjoy playing a round of mini golf at the Alpine Mini Golf Course on the South end of town, or you could enjoy a meal while watching other visitors float lazily down the Chattahoochee River on inter-tubes. Helen also features many fun and family-friendly events throughout the year.

Oktoberfest, which is the largest celebration of its kind in the southern United States, goes on from mid September until the end of October. Soon after, it is time to start preparing for the holidays! The annual lighting of the tree will occur on the day after Thanksgiving and if you are lucky, you may even get to meet Santa Clause! Helen is a truly magical place when covered with snow and lit up by the lights and will provide you with even more to explore.

2. Amicalola Falls State Park
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Another great place to take a day trip and explore when you visit the cabins in Helen, GA is Amicalola State Park. This vast wilderness area is home to the tallest waterfall in all of the southeastern United States. The park is filled with hiking trails of all difficulty levels and should you conquer the more difficult path to the falls, you can become a member of the park’s “Canyon Climbers Club”.

In addition to all of the incredible wildlife and nature to be explored within the park itself, Amicalola Falls State Park is also situated just across the way from the Amicalola Deer Park. A visit to this deer preserve is the perfect way to end your day. You can even purchase a bag of feed and allow the beautiful creatures to lap at your fingers for a treat. Will you be visiting the cabins in Helen, GA between November 12th and December 18th? Be sure to visit Santa and all of his “rein”deer at the park!

3. The Chattahoochee River

Whether you are a “newbie” or an old pro, kayaking is the perfect way to explore the Chattahoochee River! Wildwood Outfitters will set you up with the kayak, paddles, and life vests that you need to embark on a kayaking adventure and will help you to determine which route down the river will be best suited to your individual needs and abilities. For those who would simply like to try their hand at the sport while enjoying the beauty of the region near the cabins in Helen, GA, there are smooth and easy “tours” down the Chattahoochee River that kayakers of all ages and experiences can handle. For those who would like an extra thrill or adrenaline rush, Wildwood Outfitters can put you in the river at a location where you are sure to hit level 1,2, and 3 rapids for one exciting ride down the Chattahoochee!

4. Unicoi State Parkunicoi state park and cabin rentals in helen

One of the most popular destinations when you visit the cabins of Helen, GA is Unicoi State Park. Located only a short journey away from your cabin rental, you will be able to enjoy the beauty of this state park throughout the year. Here you will be provided with some of the most incredible views of the northern Georgia mountains and vast timberland forest.

Unicoi State Park is also home to Anna Ruby Falls – a dual waterfall that is truly a spectacular sight to see! Numerous hiking trails will take you past breathtaking views of the falls, Unicoi Lake, streams, and magnificent plant and animal wildlife. Trout fishing is abundant here, and you can even rent paddle boats or canoes to explore the waters within the park.

How do you and your group plan to explore the area when you stay in one of the cabin rentals in Helen, GA?